Junior hockey World Cup: India held by Korea, fail to qualify for quarter-finals

Korea and India both have four points but the former go into the quarter-finals with a better goal difference.

updated: December 10, 2013 23:32 IST
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Despite leading 3-1 till the 58th minute, India Tuesday blew away their chances of qualifying for the quarterfinals after being forced to a 3-3 draw by South Korea in a dramatic finish in the last Pool C match of the Hockey Junior World Cup at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here.

After going 0-1 down in the 16th minute in their must-win tie, India struck back with three consecutive goals, almost securing their last eight berth.

But penalty corner specialist Seungju You destroyed India's dreams by scoring twice again and levelling the match in the last 12 minutes of the thrilling encounter.

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